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* [PATCH v2] Documentation: Update details of The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide
@ 2021-08-19  3:14 Chun-Hung Tseng
  2021-08-19  3:29 ` Henry Tseng
  2021-08-20 17:17 ` Jonathan Corbet
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Chun-Hung Tseng @ 2021-08-19  3:14 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: corbet; +Cc: jmseyas, linux-doc, linux-kernel, henrybear327

Recently, the content and examples of the book "The Linux Kernel Module
Programming Guide" are being actively maintained and added on Github[1].
Currently, the book is being regularly built into webpage and pdf
file using Github static page[2].

[1]: https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg
[2]: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/

Signed-off-by: Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com>
---
 Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst | 14 ++++++++------
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
index 22d9ace5df2a..631a3dc04e3e 100644
--- a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
+++ b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
@@ -126,15 +126,17 @@ On-line docs
         describes how to write user-mode utilities for communicating with
         Card Services.
 
-    * Title: **Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
+    * Title: **The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
 
-      :Author: Ori Pomerantz.
-      :URL: https://tldp.org/LDP/lkmpg/2.6/html/index.html
-      :Date: 2001
+      :Author: Peter Jay Salzman, Michael Burian, Ori Pomerantz, Bob Mottram,
+      Jim Huang.
+      :URL: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/
+      :Date: 2021
       :Keywords: modules, GPL book, /proc, ioctls, system calls,
         interrupt handlers .
-      :Description: Very nice 92 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
-        programming. Lots of examples.
+      :Description: A very nice 93 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
+        programming. Lots of examples. Currently the new version is being
+        actively maintained at https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg.
 
     * Title: **Global spinlock list and usage**
 
-- 
2.25.1


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* Re: [PATCH v2] Documentation: Update details of The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide
  2021-08-19  3:14 [PATCH v2] Documentation: Update details of The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide Chun-Hung Tseng
@ 2021-08-19  3:29 ` Henry Tseng
  2021-08-20 17:17 ` Jonathan Corbet
  1 sibling, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Henry Tseng @ 2021-08-19  3:29 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Jonathan Corbet; +Cc: jmseyas, linux-doc, linux-kernel

As a side note, I tried to put Juan-Mariano de Goyeneche
<jmseyas@dit.upm.es> in cc, as indicated on the kernel-docs file. But
the email account is not reachable.

On Thu, Aug 19, 2021 at 5:16 AM Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Recently, the content and examples of the book "The Linux Kernel Module
> Programming Guide" are being actively maintained and added on Github[1].
> Currently, the book is being regularly built into webpage and pdf
> file using Github static page[2].
>
> [1]: https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg
> [2]: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/
>
> Signed-off-by: Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst | 14 ++++++++------
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> index 22d9ace5df2a..631a3dc04e3e 100644
> --- a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> @@ -126,15 +126,17 @@ On-line docs
>          describes how to write user-mode utilities for communicating with
>          Card Services.
>
> -    * Title: **Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
> +    * Title: **The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
>
> -      :Author: Ori Pomerantz.
> -      :URL: https://tldp.org/LDP/lkmpg/2.6/html/index.html
> -      :Date: 2001
> +      :Author: Peter Jay Salzman, Michael Burian, Ori Pomerantz, Bob Mottram,
> +      Jim Huang.
> +      :URL: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/
> +      :Date: 2021
>        :Keywords: modules, GPL book, /proc, ioctls, system calls,
>          interrupt handlers .
> -      :Description: Very nice 92 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
> -        programming. Lots of examples.
> +      :Description: A very nice 93 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
> +        programming. Lots of examples. Currently the new version is being
> +        actively maintained at https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg.
>
>      * Title: **Global spinlock list and usage**
>
> --
> 2.25.1
>


-- 
Best wishes,
Henry

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* Re: [PATCH v2] Documentation: Update details of The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide
  2021-08-19  3:14 [PATCH v2] Documentation: Update details of The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide Chun-Hung Tseng
  2021-08-19  3:29 ` Henry Tseng
@ 2021-08-20 17:17 ` Jonathan Corbet
  2021-08-20 22:24   ` Henry Tseng
  1 sibling, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Jonathan Corbet @ 2021-08-20 17:17 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Chun-Hung Tseng; +Cc: jmseyas, linux-doc, linux-kernel, henrybear327

Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com> writes:

> Recently, the content and examples of the book "The Linux Kernel Module
> Programming Guide" are being actively maintained and added on Github[1].
> Currently, the book is being regularly built into webpage and pdf
> file using Github static page[2].
>
> [1]: https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg
> [2]: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/
>
> Signed-off-by: Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst | 14 ++++++++------
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> index 22d9ace5df2a..631a3dc04e3e 100644
> --- a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> @@ -126,15 +126,17 @@ On-line docs
>          describes how to write user-mode utilities for communicating with
>          Card Services.
>  
> -    * Title: **Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
> +    * Title: **The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
>  
> -      :Author: Ori Pomerantz.
> -      :URL: https://tldp.org/LDP/lkmpg/2.6/html/index.html
> -      :Date: 2001
> +      :Author: Peter Jay Salzman, Michael Burian, Ori Pomerantz, Bob Mottram,
> +      Jim Huang.
> +      :URL: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/
> +      :Date: 2021
>        :Keywords: modules, GPL book, /proc, ioctls, system calls,
>          interrupt handlers .
> -      :Description: Very nice 92 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
> -        programming. Lots of examples.
> +      :Description: A very nice 93 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
> +        programming. Lots of examples. Currently the new version is being
> +        actively maintained at https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg.

If this book is now being consistently maintained, then the number of
pages is sure to change in short order; it seems like kind of a strange
thing to track here...?

Thanks,

jon

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* Re: [PATCH v2] Documentation: Update details of The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide
  2021-08-20 17:17 ` Jonathan Corbet
@ 2021-08-20 22:24   ` Henry Tseng
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Henry Tseng @ 2021-08-20 22:24 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Jonathan Corbet; +Cc: jmseyas, linux-doc, linux-kernel

On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 7:17 PM Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net> wrote:
>
> Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > Recently, the content and examples of the book "The Linux Kernel Module
> > Programming Guide" are being actively maintained and added on Github[1].
> > Currently, the book is being regularly built into webpage and pdf
> > file using Github static page[2].
> >
> > [1]: https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg
> > [2]: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Chun-Hung Tseng <henrybear327@gmail.com>
> > ---
> >  Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst | 14 ++++++++------
> >  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> > index 22d9ace5df2a..631a3dc04e3e 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> > +++ b/Documentation/process/kernel-docs.rst
> > @@ -126,15 +126,17 @@ On-line docs
> >          describes how to write user-mode utilities for communicating with
> >          Card Services.
> >
> > -    * Title: **Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
> > +    * Title: **The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide**
> >
> > -      :Author: Ori Pomerantz.
> > -      :URL: https://tldp.org/LDP/lkmpg/2.6/html/index.html
> > -      :Date: 2001
> > +      :Author: Peter Jay Salzman, Michael Burian, Ori Pomerantz, Bob Mottram,
> > +      Jim Huang.
> > +      :URL: https://sysprog21.github.io/lkmpg/
> > +      :Date: 2021
> >        :Keywords: modules, GPL book, /proc, ioctls, system calls,
> >          interrupt handlers .
> > -      :Description: Very nice 92 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
> > -        programming. Lots of examples.
> > +      :Description: A very nice 93 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
> > +        programming. Lots of examples. Currently the new version is being
> > +        actively maintained at https://github.com/sysprog21/lkmpg.
>
> If this book is now being consistently maintained, then the number of
> pages is sure to change in short order; it seems like kind of a strange
> thing to track here...?
>
> Thanks,
>
> jon


Sorry about it.

v3 has been pushed, dropping the term "93 pages".

Thank you for the feedback!

Henry

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